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Doina Clapa, Claudiu Bunea, Orsolya Borsai, Adela Pintea, Monica Hârța, Răzvan Ştefan and Alexandru Fira

important information about the physiological status of the in vitro plant. Several studies have been conducted on this topic to investigate the effects of iron chelates [FeEDTA (iron-ethylenediaminetetraacetate) and FeEDDHA (ferric sodium ethylenediamine di

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Pascal Braekman, Dieter Foqué, Marie-Christine Van Labeke, Jan G. Pieters and David Nuyttens

mineral chelate ( Table 1 ). In this way, a good comparison among the different spray systems and selected nozzle settings (nozzle type and size, spray pressure) was possible. Between two successive sprayings, there was enough time to allow the crop and

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Eva Bacaicoa and Jose María García-Mina

these compounds, certain classes of Fe chelates have proven to be highly efficient ( Lucena, 2006 ). However, the high cost of Fe chelates and similar compounds makes this strategy suitable only for high value crops, primarily fruit trees ( Abadía et al

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Dámaris L. Ojeda-Barrios, Eloísa Perea-Portillo, O. Adriana Hernández-Rodríguez, Graciela Ávila-Quezada, Javier Abadía and Leonardo Lombardini

chelates ( Alben and Hammer, 1944 ; Favela et al., 2000 ; Ojeda-Barrios et al., 2009 ). Among chelates, Zn-EDTA and Zn-DTPA are recommended to use in foliar applications because of their good availability ( Gangloff et al., 2006 ). Based on a limited

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BENEFITS OF FIELD-APPLIED CHELATED CALCIUM TO MELONS Melons grown in low-humidity regions of the U.S. typically are field packed, eliminating the possibility for postharvest chelated-calcium dip treatments to extend fruit shelf life. Lester and

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James E. Altland, Charles Krause, James C. Locke and Wendy L. Zellner

water-soluble micronutrient salts or chelates with each irrigation event. Depending on the irrigation system, micronutrients in these water-soluble fertilizers could be applied to the substrate (via drip irrigation) or to the foliage and substrate (via

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19530 This study was conducted to determine the effect of four iron sources on overall plant quality of geranium ( Pelargonium x hortorum ) cultivars grown at low pH levels. The iron sources included three chelates (iron—EDTA, EDDHA, and DTPA) and iron

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. 376 ) applied acetic acid, chelated copper, crop oil concentrate, ethephon, dimethipin, and pelargonic acid to defoliate curly willow, american bittersweet, and american beautyberry plants in the field. Chelated copper, dimethipin, and high

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, to increase the mechanical strength in leaf tissue. Application of 80 ppm calcium in the form of chelated calcium to stock plants during shoot development, improved the cutting quality. Managing Anthracnose Canker of Cider Apple Trees Anthracnose

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Jason J. Danaher, Jeremy M. Pickens, Jeffrey L. Sibley, Jesse A. Chappell, Terrill R. Hanson and Claude E. Boyd

, Winnsboro, LA) containing chelated micronutrients at each watering. All treatments were watered until substrate reached saturation (i.e., until water leached from the bottom of the pot). At 36 DAP, leaf greenness was quantified for all plants using a